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Every tornado, captured.

                                 Confirmed United States Tornadoes during April 2012

Date
Time
(UTC)

-------------------------------
County


State
National Weather
Service
Forecast Office
Enhanced
Fujita Scale Rating

(max.winds)
Path Length
(miles)
Path Width
(yards)
DeathsInjuries
First-Hand Video
(if available)
04.02
1530PolkTXHGX



00
04.02
1546

Newton
TX
LCH
E-F1
(UNK)
1.77
50
0
0
 
04.031741
Johnson
TX
FWDE-F1
(100)
1.16600
0
04.03
1800
Ellis,
Dallas
TX
FWD
E-F2
(130)
13.702000
10
04.03
1808Johnson
TX
FWD
E-F0
(UNK)
0.27
50
0
0
04.03
1821
Tarrant
TX
FWD
E-F2
(135)
6.4
150
0
7
04.03
1854
Dallas
TX
FWD
E-F0
(UNK)
0.09
25
0
0
04.031858
TarrantTX
FWDE-F0
(85)
0.47
60
00
04.03
1908
Dallas
TX
FWD
E-F0
(85)
1.31
40
0
0
04.03
1923
Dallas
TX
FWD
E-F0
(80)
2.02
50
0
0
04.03
1940
Denton
TX
FWD
E-F0
(UNK)
0.21
50
0
0
 
04.03
2020
Hunt
TX
FWD
E-F0
(UNK)
0.3250
0
04.03
2022
Dallas
TX
FWD
E-F0
(85)
0.28
30
0
2
04.03
2024
Hopkins
TX
FWD
E-F0
(UNK)
0.12250
0
Image: NOAA/SPC Storm Reports Map April 3, 2012
04.03
2033
Kaufman
TX
FWD
E-F3
(170)
7.731500
7
04.03
2054
Hopkins
TX
FWD
E-F0
(85)
0.58
50
0
0
Video: W. Grant Dade (KLTV-TV) via Facebook
04.03
2056
Rockwall,
Hunt
TX
FWD
E-F2
(135)
3.34
400
0
3
04.03
2127
Hunt
TX
FWD
E-F0
(85)
0.57
50
0
0
 
04.03
2139
Franklin
TX
SHV
E-F0
(75)
0.84
25
0
0

Map: NWS Shreveport, Louisiana/GoogleMaps
04.03
2141Red River
TX
SHV
E-F0
(75)
1.41
25
0
0

Image: 03/2145z visible satellite (via SPC Storm Events)
04.03
2144
Bowie
TX
SHVE-F0
(75)
2.2450
0
0 
04.032236
Hopkins
TXFWD
E-F0
0.54250
0

Image: 04/0000z Shreveport, LA observed sounding
(via NOAA/SPC Storm Events Database)

04.04
0008
Caddo
LA
SHV
E-F0
(75)
3.08
50
0
0
04.05
1649
Pemiscot
MO
MEG
E-F0
(UNK)
0.1925
0
0

Map: National Weather Service Memphis, Tennessee
04.05
1651
Pemiscot
MO
MEG
E-F0
(UNK)
0.16
50
0
0
04.05
1830New Madrid
MO
PAH
E-F0
(80)
3.83100
0
0
04.06
1343
Collier
FL
MFL
E-F0
(80)
0.2
25
0
0

Video: WFTX-TV/Fort Meyers, FL (opens in new window)
04.07
2123
Mitchell
TX
MAF
E-F0
(UNK)
1.3830
0
0
Image: 07/1630z SWODY1/verification
(via NOAA/SPC Storm Events Database)

04.07
2138
Mitchell
TX
MAF
E-F0
(UNK)
1.17
40
0
0
04.07
2148
Sterling
TX
SJT
E-F0
(UNK)
1.14
30
0
0
 
04.08
0012
SterlingTX
SJT
E-F0
(UNK)
0.77
30
0
0

 
04.08
0042
Sterling
TX
SJT
E-F0
(UNK)
1.18
30
0
0
 

04.09
2223
WoodwardOK
OUN
E-F0
(UNK)
0.1
30
0
0
04.09
2235
Woodward
OK
OUN
E-F1
(UNK)
0.21000
0
04.09
2245
Woodward
OK
OUN
E-F0
(UNK)
0.22000
0
04.09
2256Woodward
OK
OUN
E-F0
(UNK)
0.22000
0
04.09
2306
Woodward
OK
OUNE-F1
(UNK)
0.22000
0
04.09
2327Woodward
OK
OUN
E-F0
(UNK)
0.1500
0

Image: 09/2345z visible satellite (via SPC Storm Events)
04.11
1951
Rusk
TX
SHV
E-F0
(UNK)
1.69
50
0
0
Video: KYTX-TV/Tyler, Texas (0:10-sec ad within embed)
04.11
2022
Rusk
TX
SHV
E-F0
(UNK)
0.9525
0
0
 
04.11
2100
San Joaquin
CA
STO
E-F1
(90)
0.25
5
0
0

Image: TheWeatherSpace.com
04.13
0045
HitchcockNE
GLD
E-F0
(UNK)
0.25
10
0
0
 
04.13
2059
McClain,
Cleveland
OK
OUN
E-F1
(107)
5.57
600
0
20
04.132142
OrangeCA
SGX
STAYED
OFFSHORE;
NOT IN-
CLUDED IN
MONTHLY
TALLY

 0
0
04.13
2224
PottawatomieOK
OUNE-F0
(UNK)
0.2
20
0
0
04.132310 JacksonOK
OUNE-F0
(UNK)
0.525
00
04.13
2314
JacksonOK
OUN
E-F0
(UNK)
0.52500
04.132325
Elko
NV
LKN
E-F0
(UNK)
0.88
50
0
0

Photo: James Denton via NWS Elko, NV (on Facebook)
04.132330Jackson
OK
OUN
E-F0
(UNK)
2
400
0
0
04.140025Kiowa
OK
OUN
E-F0
(UNK)
0.530000
04.140027
KiowaOK
OUN
E-F0
(UNK)
0.2
100
0
0
04.14
0028
KiowaOK
OUN
E-F1
(UNK)
5
500
0
0
04.14
0036
Sutter
CA
STO
E-F0
(75)
0.13

0
0
04.14
0052Kiowa,
Caddo
OK
OUN
E-F0
(UNK)
6
500
00
04.14
0136
Caddo
OKOUN
E-F0
(UNK)
2
50
0
0
04.14
0142
Caddo
OKOUN
E-F0
(UNK)
0.3
50
0
0
 
04.140150
Caddo
OK
OUN
E-F0
(UNK)
4
100
0
0
 
04.14
0552
CanadianOK
OUN
E-F1
(TBD)
2
75
0
0
Slideshow: KOCO-TV/Oklahoma City, OK (ULocal Pictures)
04.14
1638
Pawnee
KS
DDC
E-F1
(UNK)
4.1
100
0
0
 
04.14
1714Rush
KS
DDCE-F1
(UNK)
17.2200
0
0
 
04.14
1823
Russell
KS
ICT
E-F0
(UNK)
0.53
75
0
0


04.141834
Russell
KS
ICT
E-F0
(UNK)
1.77
75
0
0


04.14
1843
Russell
KS
ICT
E-F0
(UNK)
2.85
75
0
0
04.14
1857Ford,
Hodgeman
KS
DDC
E-F1
(105)
33.7200
0
0
04.14
1903Mitchell
KS
GID
E-F1
(95)
3.993000
0
04.14
1915
Nuckolls
NE
GID
E-F0
(65)
0.10400
0
 
04.141924
Clark,
Ford
KS
DDC
E-F1
(UNK)
6.3
150
0
0

Map: NWS Dodge City, KS / Delorme Mapping
04.14
1928
Monona
IA
OAX
E-F0
(UNK)
0.4
25
0
0


04.14
1930
Thayer
NEGID
E-F0
(65)
0.10400
0
04.14
2024
Pawnee,
Rush
KS
DDC
E-F1
(UNK)
4.68
 TBD0
0
 
04.14
2028
EdwardsKS
DDC
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
TBDTBD0
0
04.14
2034
Pawnee
KS
DDC
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
TBD
TBD
0
0
 
04.14
2043
Pawnee
KS
DDC
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
 TBDTBD
0
0
 
04.14
2046
RushKS
DDC
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
TBDTBD0
0
04.14
2059
Woodward
OK
OUN
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
TBDTBD0
0
04.14
2105
RushKS
DDC
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
TBD
TBD
0
0
 
04.14
2123Stafford
KS
DDC
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
TBDTBD0
0
04.14
2130
Woods
OK
OUN
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
TBD
TBD
0
0
04.14
2148
PrattKS
DDC
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
TBDTBD0
0
04.14
2150
Barton
KS
ICT
E-F0
(TBD)
0.5450
0
0
 
04.14
2150
Johnson
NE
OAX
E-F0
(80)
2.25
100
0
0


04.14
2156
Johnson
NE
OAX
E-F2
(135)
5.75
440
0
0


04.14
2202
Kingman
KS
ICT
E-F0
(UNK)
0.48
50
0
0
 
04.14
2207
NemehaNE
OAX
E-F0
(85)
3.75
100
0
0
 
04.14
2216Woodward
OK
OUN
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
TBDTBD0
0
 
04.142221
Otoe
NE
OAX
E-F1
(100)
2
200
0
0
 
04.14
2225
Lincoln
NE
LBF
E-F0
TBD
TBD
0
0

 
04.14
2228
Fremont
IA
OAX
E-F2
(125)
10.8
440
0

4

Video: WHO-TV/Des Moines, IA (0:10-sec ad)
04.14
2232
Lincoln
NE
LBF
E-F0
TBD
TBD
0
0

 
04.142233
Rice,
Ellsworth,
McPherson
Saline
KS
ICT
E-F4
50.28
400
0
0
04.14
2247
Lincoln
NE
LBF
E-F0
TBD
TBD
0
0
 

04.14
2316
Harlan
NE
GID
E-F0
(65)
0.75 40
0
0
04.14
2330
Kingman
KS
ICT
E-F0
(UNK)
1.2950
0
0
 
04.14
2337
Lincoln
NE
LBF
E-F0TBD
TBD
0
0


04.14
2350
Woodward
OK
OUN
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
 TBDTBD
0
0
04.14
2350
Saline
KS
ICT
E-F0
(UNK)
0.64
50
0
0
04.14 2352Adams,
Union
IADMXE-F2
(130)
16.59
800
0
2
04.14
2355
KingmanKS
ICT
E-F0
(UNK)
0.24
50
0
0
04.142355Saline/
Ottawa, Dickinson
KSICT/
TOP
E-F1
(100)
15.7910000
04.150008
Major,
Woods
OK
OUN
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
TBDTBD0
0
04.15
0010
RenoKS
ICT
E-F00.34
50
0
0
04.15

0030

Woods
OK
OUN
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
TBDTBD0
0
04.15
0031
Dickinson
KS
TOP
E-F0
(85)
3.29
25
0
0

Map: NWS Topeka, KS / GoogleMaps
04.15
0047
AlfalfaOK
OUN
E-F1
(UNK)
104000
0
04.15
0054
Warren
IA
DMX
E-F1
(100)
0.85
750
0
Photo: National Weather Service Des Moines, Iowa
04.15
0057
AlfalfaOK
OUN
E-F0
(UNK)
12
400
0
0
04.15
0103
McPhersonKS
ICT
E-F0
(UNK)
0.62
1000
0
04.14
0105
McPherson
KS
ICT
E-F1
(UNK)
7.01
250
0
0
04.15
0119
Alfalfa, Grant/
Harper
OK/
KS
OUN/
ICT
E-F1
(TBD)
35.23
1000
0
0
04.15
0127
Kiowa,
Edwards,
Stafford
KS
DDC
E-F3
(140)
36.0
1760
0
0
04.15
0140
Kiowa
KS
DDC
E-F1
(UNK)
4.9
75
0
0

Map: National Weather Service Dodge City, Kansas
04.15
0141
Marion
KS
ICT
E-F1
(UNK)
15.81250
0
0

Photo: National Weather Service Wichita, Kansas
04.15
0200
Morris
KS
TOP
E-F0
(UNK)
0.125
0
0

Map:
NWS Topeka, KS / GoogleMaps
04.15
0210
Stafford/
Rice
KS
DDC/
ICT
E-F3
(140)
35.43
2640
0
0
 
04.15
0210
Sumner
KS
ICT
E-F3
(UNK)
18.11
400
0
0
04.15
0222
Mahaska
IA
DMX
E-F1
(100)
1.2790
0
0

Photo: Oskaloosa News/oskynews.org
04.15
0232
Sumner
KS
ICT
E-F1
(UNK)
7.39
100
0
0
 
04.15
0235
Keokuk
IA
DVN
E-F1
(UNK)
3
50
0
0
04.15
0321
SedgwickKS
ICT
E-F3
(UNK)
13.2
1760
0
38
04.15
0344
Saline
KS
ICT
E-F0
(UNK)
10.331000
0

Image: Mesoscale Discussion #0540 (issued 15/0337z)
04.15
0349
ButlerKS
ICT
E-F0
(UNK)
1.52
250
0
0
 
04.15
0355
ButlerKSICT
E-F0
(UNK)
0.4
500
0

Map: NWS Wichita, Kansas/GoogleMaps
04.15
0355ButlerKS
ICT
E-F1
(UNK)
4.44100
0
0

Photo: National Weather Service Wichita, Kansas
04.150410
Butler
KS
ICT
E-F0
(TBD)
15.07250
0
0

Image: 15/0428z radar (via Mike Smith Enterprises Blog)
04.15
0416
Ellsworth
KS
ICT
E-F1
(TBD)
7.57
100
0
0
 
04.15
0426
Seward
NE
OAX
E-F1
(UNK)
2.28
50
0
0
 
04.15
0442
Ellis,
Woodward
OK
OUN
E-F3
(165)
344006
29
Map: National Weather Service Norman, Oklahoma
04.150506
Lyon
KS
TOP
E-F0
(UNK)
0.01
25
0
0


04.15
0518
Cass,
Sarpy
NE
OAX
E-F1
1.86
50
0
0
 
04.15
0555
Pottawattamie
IA
OAX
E-F1
(100)
1.04
440
0
0
 
04.15
1049
Osage
OK
TSA
E-F1
(100)
4.8
200
0
0
Video: KOTV-TV/Tulsa, Oklahoma (0:10-sec ad within embed)
04.15
1422
Cherokee, Adair,
Cherokee, Adair
OK
TSA
E-F1
(95)
14.5
500
0
0

Video: KFSM-TV/Fort Smith, AR (opens in new window)
04.15
1648
ShermanNE
GID
E-F0
(80)
0.49
50
0
0
 
04.15
1737Valley
NE
GID
E-F0
(UNK)
0.04
25
0
0
 
04.15
1805
Wheeler
NE
LBF
E-F0
(85)
0.08
35
0
0
 
04.15
1855
Wheeler
NE
LBF
E-F0
(65)
0.15 20
0
0
 
04.15
1927
Knox
NE
OAX
E-F0
(UNK)
0.4
40
0
0

Image: SPC Mesoscale Discussion #0548/2012
04.15
1935
Knox/
Bon Homme
NE/
SD
OAX/
FSD
NOT YET
ASSIGNED


0
0
 
04.15
2111
Lyon
MN
FSD
E-F0
(UNK)
0.4950
0
0
 
04.15
2126
McLeodMN
MPX
E-F0
(UNK)
0.06
50
0
0

Photo: Mitch Pittman via Twitter
04.15
2311
Van Buren
AR
LZKE-F1
(UNK)
2.27
300
0
0

Photo: National Weather Service Little Rock, Arkansas
04.16
1023
San PatricioTX
CRP
E-F1
(100)
2.01
500
0
0

Maps: NWS Corpus Christi, Texas/GoogeMaps
04.16
1050
San Patricio
TX
CRP
E-F0
(70)
1.0550
0
0

Radar: NWS Corpus Christi, Texas - Base Reflectivity
04.16
1120
San Patricio
TX
CRP
E-F0
(70)
0.66
50
0
0

Image: Infrared satellite via NWS Corpus Christi, TX
04.16
1337
Kenedy/
Kleberg
TX
BRO/
CRP
E-F0
(UNK)
1.2250
0
0

Photo: Dennis Grief via NWS Corpus Christi, Texas
04.20
2245
WillacyTX
BRO
E-F0
(UNK)
0.19
10
0
0

04.20
2330
Cameron
TX
BRO
E-F0
(UNK)
0.05
10
0
0

04.21
1016
Franklin
FL
TAE
E-F0
(UNK)
0.01
10
0
0
 
04.21
1735
WilkenMN
FGF
E-F0
(80)
0.5
40
0
0

Map: National Weather Service Fargo/Grand Forks, ND
04.21
1741
ClayMN
FGF
E-F0
(80)
0.2520
0
0
04.21
1839
StevensMN
FGF
E-F0
(UNK)
0.15
25
0
0

Photo: Amanda Hill/Prairie Wind Chasers
04.21
1911
Otter Tail
MN
FGFE-F1
(95)
2.13
50
0
0
04.21
1955
Chippewa
MN
MPX
E-F0
(75)
0.4275
0
0

Photo: Jerrid Sebesta/KARE-TV via Twitter
04.21
2023RedwoodMN
MPX
E-F0
(80)
0.25750
0

Photo: Jodi Brand via KLGR-TV/Redwood Falls, Minnesota
04.21
2028SwiftMN
MPX
E-F0
(UNK)
1.2250
0
 
04.21
2030DouglasMN
MPX
E-F0
(75)
0.1750
0
 
04.21
2127
Clay
IA
FSD
E-F0
(UNK)
1.66
25
0
0

Image: NOAA/SPC Mesoscale Discussion #0578 (2012)
04.21
2143
Clay
IA
FSD
E-F0
(UNK)
0.51
50
0
0
04.26
0105
ClarkMODVN
E-F1
(TBD)
2
50
0
0

Photo: NWS via WGEM-TV/Quincy, Illinois (click for story)
04.26
2344
Chester
TN
MEG
E-F2
(120)
1.89
200
0
1
Video: WBBJ-TV/Jackson, TN (30-sec ad within embed)
04.27
0000
Williamson
TN
OHX
E-F0
(85)
3.77100
0
6
04.27
0231
El Paso
COPUBE-F0
(UNK)
0.35
200
0

Image: 27/0000z 500mb Upper Air Observations
(via SPC Storm Events Database)

04.27
0744
BentCO
PUB
E-F2
(125)
6.2
300
0
0

Map: NWS Pueblo, Colorado/GoogleMaps
04.270749
Prowers
CO
PUBE-F2
(115)
2
200
00
Photo: Lance Maggart/The Lamar Ledger (click for story)
04.27
0758
Prowers,
Kiowa
CO
PUB
E-F2
(115)
19.06
200
0
7
04.27
0835
Kiowa
CO
PUB
E-F1
(105)
2.23
100
0
1

Photo: National Weather Service Pueblo, Colorado
04.27
0840
Kiowa
CO
PUB
E-F2
(115)
0.65
50
0
0

Image: 27/0838z KPUB Storm Relative Velocity
(via National Weather Service Pueblo, Colorado)

04.27
2138
Cloud
KS
TOP
E-F0
(UNK)
2
100
0
0
04.27
2143
Phillips
KS
GID
E-F0
(UNK)
4.44
40
0
0

Image: NOAA/SPC Mesoscale Discussion #2012/0608
04.27
2259

Morris
-----------------------------
KS
TOP
E-F0
(UNK)
0.01100
0

04.29
0145
Stonewall
TX
LUB
E-F0
(UNK)
0.1
30
0
0
 
04.30
0157
OsageOK
TSA
E-F1
(90)
1.3
2200
0
 
04.30
0654
Hickory
MO
SGF
E-F0
(70)
1.2
100
00
 
04.30
2232
Clark
KS
DDC
E-F0
(UNK)
0.43
75
0
0
 
04.30
2252
FordKS
DDC
E-F0
(UNK)
0.0125
0
0

Photo: Ryan Dohrer and Dan Barry
(via NWS Dodge City, Kansas on Facebook)
04.30
2257
Edwards
KS
DDCE-F0
(UNK)
0.3
75
0
0

Radar: Greensburg, KS Supercell (via The Weather Channel)
04.30
2339
Kiowa
KS
DDC
E-F0
(UNK)
0.68
500
0

Image: 30/2345z water vapor (via SPC Storm Events)

Through 0245UTC on Wednesday, May 2:
there have been approximately 173
confirmed tornadoes this month in the US.
13 states have been impacted by tornadoes during April:
Kansas--> 52       Texas --> 34       Oklahoma --> 34       Nebraska -- > 17
Iowa --> 10      California --> 3          Minnesota --> 10      Colorado --> 5
Missouri --> 2      Tennessee --> 2      Arkansas --> 1    Louisiana --> 1
South Dakota --> 1
The 20-year average (1991-2010)
for United States tornadoes during
the month of April is 155.

Credits and Acknowledgements:

Every amazing capture presented on this site, either photo or video, is both a link to its original internet source, and a testament to the fact that any single person's experience with a tornado can be a useful - and important - educational tool for all others. Much adoration and thanks are conveyed to the journalists, meteorologists, artists, and citizens alike, without whose hard, and in many cases quite brave work this site would not be anywhere near possible.

04.02 - Polk County, Texas - YouTube user houstonwarren2
04.03 - Johnson County, Texas - YouTube user Rene Rush
04.03 - Tarrant County, Texas - Bret Hendrickson on YouTube (YouTube user hendu1747)
04.03 - Dallas County, Texas 1 - first-hand -
04.03 - Dallas County, Texas 1 - aerial - KXAS-TV/Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
04.03 - Dallas County, Texas 2 - YouTube user cityofgptx
04.03 - Dallas County, Texas 3 - YouTube user TheEquiliz3r
04.03 - Dallas County, Texas 4 - YouTube user tangoblast37
04.03 - Dallas County, Texas 5 - YouTube user derek7521
04.03 - Kaufman County, Texas - YouTube user gcvara
04.03 - Rockwall and Hunt Counties, Texas - YouTube user stacyrbenton
04.03 - Hopkins County, Texas 2 - KLTV-TV/Tyler, TX Meteorologist W. Grant Dade on Facebook (Grant Dade KLTV)
04.03 - Caddo Parish, Louisiana - Brittany Pieper - KSLA-TV/Shreveport on Vimeo.com
04.09 - Woodward County, Oklahoma 1 - Brandon Sullivan
04.09 - Woodward County, Oklahoma 2 - StormChasing.com on YouTube (YouTube user bnvn1)
04.09 - Woodward County, Oklahoma 4 - TornadoVideoes.Net on YouTube (TornadoVideosDotNet)
04.09 - Woodward County, Oklahoma 5 - Stephen Jones, Zach Elliott, Colby Goatley, and Brian Squiteri (YouTube user weatherstormdotnet)
04.09 - Woodward County, Oklahoma 6 - TornadoVideoes.Net on YouTube (TornadoVideosDotNet)
04.09 - Woodward County, Oklahoma 7 - Mikey Gribble (YouTube user loadedgunchasing)
04.11 - San Joaquin County, California - embed from KXTV-TV/Sacramento, CA


                         KCRA-TV viewer GraceM